Cisco Network Specialist

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: CN71
  • Award Level: TCC
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 3 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 16

Program Description

The Cisco Network Specialist certificate program teaches how to build, maintain, and troubleshoot computer networks. Students also learn how to connect these networks to other networks and the Internet. The purpose of this certificate is to provide opportunities for persons already either employed in the IT industry or who already have IT training to upgrade their skills with advanced courses and skills.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements.

Course Expiration:

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in Computer Information Systems, the following course must be taken five years prior to graduation:

  • All CIST
  • COMP 1000

Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.

CourseTitleCredits

First TermCIST 2451Cisco Network Fundamentals4

Second TermCIST 2452Cisco Routing and Switching Essentials4

Third TermCIST 2453Cisco Scaling Networks4
CIST 2454Cisco Connecting Networks4

**Courses will be accepted when transferred in from another institution with a grade of a C or better but may not be offered at this institution. 

Program Advisors
Steve White
Instructor
swhite@sctech.edu
770-467-6041

Gordon Carns
Instructor
gcarns@sctech.edu
770-229-3242

William Scott
Instructor
wscott@sctech.edu
770-412-5709

Career and Academic Planning
CAP Center
Career Advisor
@sctech.edu
770-229-3048
Griffin Campus
Room 107